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Course Description

Computer Information Systems - CIS 120

Software Applications

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide hands-on experience with a current office software package for the computer. Emphasis is in the area of word processing, spreadsheets, database management and a presentation software program.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


  • Computer and keyboarding experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Create a variety of business documents in Word.
  • Manipulate a number of commands and procedures that affect how the document appears when printed.
  • Format documents using features to rearrange text in a document, add special elements and change the appearance of text.
  • Create various workbooks in Excel.
  • Apply formatting attributes and color to enhance the appearance of the worksheet.
  • Manipulate Excel's functions to create formulas.
  • Construct tables in Access.
  • Create queries, forms, and reports in Access.
  • Develop various PowerPoint presentations.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Spring; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2020

 120122323Software ApplOnline3Ellis T31/31/0Open$12.00 
 120122344Software ApplOnline3Ellis T31/31/0Open$12.00 
 120122804Software Appl 3Koelzer L24/24/0Open$52.00T R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM AS930
 120122852Software Appl 3Enteshary A24/24/0Open$52.00M W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS930

Summer; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2020

 120132344Software ApplOnline3Ellis T31/31/0Open$12.00 
 120132801Software Appl 3Koelzer L24/24/0Open$52.00M W  08:30 AM-11:40 AM AS940
 120132860Software Appl 3Redmond C24/24/0Open$52.00T R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS940

Winter; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2020

 120112336Software ApplOnline3Ellis T0/31/3Closed$12.00 

Winter; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2020

 120112325Software ApplOnline3Ellis T1/31/1Closed$12.00 
 120112822Software Appl 3Boron J1/24/0Open$52.00T R  01:00 PM-02:40 PM AS610

Winter; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2020

 120112404Software ApplOnline3Ellis T0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 120112454Software ApplOnline3Ellis T2/31/0Open$12.00 
 120112810Software Appl 3Boron J4/24/0Open$52.00T R  10:30 AM-11:50 AM AS930
 120112812Software Appl 3Boron J14/24/0Open$52.00M W  09:00 AM-10:20 AM AS600
 120112815Software Appl 3Lee C0/24/0Closed$52.00M W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM AS930
 120112827Software Appl 3Boron J13/24/0Open$52.00W  12:00 PM-02:52 PM AS930
 120112847Software Appl 3Koelzer L13/24/0Open$52.00T  01:00 PM-03:52 PM AS940
 120112862Software Appl 3Towner M11/24/0Open$52.00W  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS930
 120216151Software Appl 3Towner M17/24/0Open$52.00R  06:30 PM-09:22 PM RC150

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